Enhance Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers
Porcelain veneers are ultra-thin, yet resilient, tooth-shaped shells crafted from high-quality porcelain in a professional dental laboratory. These custom-made veneers are meticulously designed to match the shape and color of your natural teeth. By bonding them to the front surface of your teeth, porcelain veneers can transform your smile, making it more captivating and appealing.
Veneers offer a versatile solution that can effectively reshape your teeth and enhance your overall smile. In many cases, they serve as a viable alternative to dental crowns, providing an ideal treatment option for various dental conditions. While veneers are not considered permanent dental restorations, they boast remarkable durability and can last for many years. Over time, they may require replacement, but you can enjoy a long-lasting, beautiful smile for a significant period with proper care.
Reasons for porcelain veneers:
- Cosmetically, to create a uniform, white, beautiful smile.
- Crooked teeth.
- Misshapen teeth.
- Severely discolored or stained teeth.
- Teeth that are too small or large.
- Unwanted or uneven spaces.
- Worn or chipped teeth.
What does getting porcelain veneers involve?
Getting veneers usually requires two visits to complete the process, with little or no anesthesia required during the procedure. The teeth are prepared by lightly buffing and shaping the surface to allow for the thickness of the veneer. A mold or impression of the teeth is taken and a shade (color) will then be chosen by you and the dentist.
On the second visit, the teeth will be cleansed with special liquids to achieve a durable bond. Bonding cement is then placed between the tooth and veneer and a special light beam is used to harden and set the bond.
You will receive care instructions for veneers. Proper brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits will aid in the life of your new veneers.